Tom LyonsTravel industry leader Global Connections, Inc. (GCI), a travel club fulfillment and service provider, announced that it is expanding its outside sales distribution network to Greenville, SC. Doing business as Worldwide Vacation Network and lead by Tony Pennisi as its Director of Sales, the new office will offer GCI’s Global Discovery Vacations (GDV) travel club product (

The 3000 sq ft. Worldwide Vacation Network sales center is located at 355 Woodruff Road in Greenville, SC. The new center is staffed with a team of eight sales and administrative professionals with a depth of experience in the hospitality industry.

“We’ve been open a few weeks now,” said Tony Pennisi “and it’s going great. The travel club product we are representing is being met with much enthusiasm and we are already seeing great sales figures from our soft opening. This is an organization we are proud to represent and are looking forward to a long and mutually beneficial relationship. Introducing these vacation opportunities to a whole new group of folks is proving to be a terrific opportunity for all involved.”

According to Tom Lyons, President and CEO of GCI, “our business model is structured in such a way to maintain close relationships with distributors like Worldwide Vacation Network. Our fulfillment centers in Florida and Kansas City service our more than 150,000 members providing condo vacations, cruises, tours and numerous other vacation and leisure benefits.”

Global Connections Inc. is based in Overland Park, KS. It opened in 1996 as a travel club fulfillment and service provider, and is considered a leader in the travel industry. It offers its members a wide variety of benefits and vacation options for more than 700 North American resorts. GCI is also the developer and owner of resorts in California, Florida, Tennessee, and Colorado, as well as owning and leasing multiple resort condominium units throughout the U.S., Canada, Mexico and Caribbean.

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